Prevention of tobacco use in children and adolescents and subsequent cessation at an early stage can be a consequence of cooperation between children and parents, which is not a consequence of parental disciplinary action, but results from positive relationships between children and their parents. Enjoyment of communication, mutual respect and warm relationships are prerequisites for children and adolescents to acquire positive behaviour from an early age:
A tale of the Wind and the Sun
The wind and the sun argued over who was stronger. They saw a traveler coming and the Sun suggested:
The Wind agreed and began to blow with all its might until the Sun hid behind a cloud. The greater its force, the more the man wrapped his coat around himself. Finally, the Wind gave up in despair. Then the Sun rose and enveloped the traveler with all its warmth. Soon after, he took off his coat himself. Thus it became evident that the heat was stronger than the bitterest cold.